Pusillanimous

Pusillanimous [ pyoo-suh'-LAN-uh'-muh's ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. having no courage
2. cowardly
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The army deserter had a weak pusillanimous character and was terrified of being shot by the enemy.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Sir Richard's insistence that men and women sent to war should be adequately equipped may have angered our pusillanimous ministers, but it endeared him to the soldiers who are his, and our, first concern.

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